Niger: VINCI and AREVA deplore the kidnapping of seven  employees

Press release

September 16, 2010

September 16, 2010

Five employees of SATOM, a subsidiary of the VINCI group, and one AREVA employee and his wife were kidnapped in Arlit in the North of Niger during the night of September 15-16.

VINCI and AREVA immediately stepped up their security measures for their employees in the area.

Both groups are fully mobilized and are working closely with the Nigerien and French authorities to free the seven hostages.

Both VINCI and AREVA express their strong emotion and solidarity with their employees.

Service de presse AREVA : +33 1 34 96 12 15

Service de presse VINCI : +33 1 47 16 44 06